5 Tips for Hiking With Dogs in the Summer

5 Tips for Hiking With Dogs in the Summer

Taking the “paths least traveled” and exploring the wilderness with Xena is my favorite outdoor activity. This time of year with the scorching heat, planning for a hike is not quite as easy.   Overheating and heat exhaustion are very dangerous and can happen very quickly with dogs. When you have a dog that has low tolerance to heat and her dark fur absorbs and retains heat for a long time as I do, the heat can be our enemy! So here are 5 tips on how to keep your pup cool and safe during the summer months and still … Continue reading

5 Tips to Keep Your Dog Cool This Summer

Summer Time With Your Pet Dog

Summer is here and that means it’s going to be hot outside! While us humans look for ways to stay cool and beat the heat ourselves this summer, we shouldn’t forget about our furry canine companions. Dogs can suffer from a number of heat-related injuries, so it’s important to be mindful of their needs and keep them cool and hydrated when it’s hot outside. Here are 5 summer safety tips to help keep your dog cool this summer: 1. Make Sure Your Dog Stays Hydrated Of course, your dog is going to need plenty of fresh water available to stay … Continue reading